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We are meant for each other

Community—communion—is the fundamental building block of the Catholic faith. Christ draws us into himself to create the community of believers, a cloud of witnesses. Even more foundational is that God does this radically by offering the whole of himself to...

We are meant for each other
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Fratelli Tutti and a fresh perspective on tradition

It has become common in certain Catholic circles to label Pope Francis (and the post-Conciliar Church) as “modernist.” This term is applied to stand in opposition to “tradition,” a fundamental Catholic value. After all, Tradition (with capital “T”) is one...

Fratelli Tutti and a fresh perspective on tradition
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Opening our Hearts to all Our Brothers and Sisters

On Sunday, Pope Francis promulgated his third encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, on Fraternity and Social Friendship. His timely assessment of the state of our world touches on issues including war, extreme inequality and economic disparity, environmental degradation, and the fractured global...

Opening our Hearts to all Our Brothers and Sisters